The sixteenth anniversary of Armistice Day was celebrated yesterday in all parts of the British Empire. Services in Australia were marked with the customary solemnity and reverence. A remarkable feature of the addresses delivered by clergymen and others ...Article : 130 words
Queues of cars travelling to the air pageant exten[?] from Melbourne to Laverton and from Werribee to Laverton for most of Saturday afternoon, blocking this section of the ...Article : 344 words
Mr. G. G. Knox, chairman of the League of Nations Commission administering the Sanr territory, in a letter to the League, says: "I want to draw the Council's.serious attention ...Article : 319 words
Rudyard Kipling's ode to Melbourne's majestic Shrine of Remembrance, was read yesterday at the dedication of the shrine. [?] long as Memory, Valour, and Faith endure. Let these Stones witness through the years to come. ...Article : 339 words
Noteworthy speeches on defence were made yesterday by the Prime Minister (Mr. Ramsay MacDonald) and Mr. Winston Churchill, M.P. Mr. MacDonald, speaking at the Lord Mayor's banquet, indicated that the Government would not embark on an arms race, but said experience had ...Article : 182 words
From 9 a.m. people commenced to assemble in Martin-place. By 10 a.m. the section near the Cenotaph was packed closely. The attendance included the Governor (Sir Phillp ...Article : 665 words
The Premier (Mr. Stevens), in an address in the Lyceum yesterday, said that the world was so beset with national and international difficulties that the future was uncertain. The ...Article : 312 words
A real inquiry, said Mr. Churchill, ought to be made into the alarming decline in Britain's means of making defence weapons. Should danger come, Britain would be much ...Article : 191 words
The Premier (Mr. Stevens) will be in control of the forthcoming State general elections. In an interview last night, he said that there was no truth in rumours circulated ...Article : 108 words
The Stock Exchange had another record week as far as British Government stocks are concerned, several of them having reached new high levels. This is largely attributable ...Article : 695 words
Although the American professional golf team completed the rout of the Australian representatives by winning all six singles matches at The Lakes course on Saturday, the ...Article : 813 words
Mr. A. H. Short, a butcher, his wife, and child had a narrow escape from being frozen to death, when they were trapped in a freezing chamber yesterday morning. ...Article : 302 words
Miss Joan Hartigan, Miss Louie Bickerton, and Mrs. Emily Westacott have been selected to represent Australia in the first international women's tennis match to be played in this ...Article : 346 words
"Go to Lloyd's and try to insure against the risk of war within five years; then try to insure similarly for the next five years," said Mr. Lloyd George, opening the "Daily Express" ...Article : 248 words
The Minister for Transport (Mr. Bruxner), in an address at the Grahame Memorial Church, Waverley, said that more must be done than praise the sacrifice of the dead and ...Article : 177 words
Mr. MacDonald, in his address, emphasised the Government's policy to preserve world peace, and declared that, if an international arms agreement was refused the defence ...Article : 400 words
Henry Price, 36, and William Keith Wrathall, 28[?] both of whom were serving sentences of 15 years for murder, and James Hogan, 21, escaped from the Hobart gaol this morning. ...Article : 164 words
Bishop Kirkby, preaching at Killara, said the two minutes' silence on Armistice Day reminded peoyle of the price paid by those who had suffered or had given their lives in ...Article : 375 words
A new financial scandal, which newspapers declare may have political reactions, has broken out with the arrest of Joseph Levy, director of a finance company, which specialised in ...Article : 92 words
Inaugurating the new corporative system, Signor Mussolini described it as "probably the most important event in Italian history." The Duce initiated 22 corporations to control ...Article : 337 words
Intermittent rain fell at Sydney yesterday. Most of the registrations were moderate, but in the Northern Suburbs area the downpour was torrentially heavy at places, at about ...Article : 129 words
Standing with bowed head at the Cenotaph, the King embodied the reverence of the peoples of the Empire at the Armistice Day commemoration, which was as solemn and ...Article : 77 words
Unable to render any immediate assistance members of a picnic party at Middle Harbour had the distressing experience yesterday of watching one of their companions clinging ...Article : 255 words
Mr. C. T. P. U[?]m and Mr. G. M. Littlejohn, with their special [?] speed Envoy, sa[?]ed on the Ascan[?]a from Southampton for Montreal. Mr. Ulm said that after test flights, they ...Article : 135 words
Sir Thomas Bavin, speaking in St. Luke's Church, Clovelly, said that some people deprecated anniversaries such as Armistice Day on the [?]ound that they tended to glorify war ...Article : 326 words
James William Largcssnpr, 25, a seaman on board H.M.A S. Australia, was assaulted in Elizabeth-street, city, and gravely injured. on Saturday night, by a man to whom he ...Article : 244 words
We cannot look the Unknown Soldier in the face and truthfully acquit ourselves, so all we can do is just to apologise to him—[?] mighty poor attainment after sixteen years." ...Article : 183 words
It is understood that the percentage allotted to cash subscribers to the Australian conversion loan of £14,601,806 will be small owing to the gratifying response of converters. The ...Article : 308 words
The Royal Mint, to commemorate the King's silver jubilee next year, is issuing a medal showing the crowned effigies of their Majesties. It has been impossible to find a single emblem ...Article : 150 words
A. G. Chipperfield, the test cricketer, had a nerve-shaking experience on Newcastle railway station to-night just after he stepped out of the train by which he made the last stage ...Article : 165 words
Further advances in the prices of Br[?]tsh Government securities took place on the Stock Exchange yesterday. War loan 3½ per cent. closed at £105/17/6. Consols, 2½ per cent., ...Article : 110 words
Freed from ring duties at a circus at the Upper Blackwood Agricultural Show, two elephants, wandering in the grounds in search of food, scented the array of salads set on the ...Article : 113 words
A special Armistice Dav seivice held in the studio of the B.B.C., London, was successfully broadcast through 2BL, Sydney, last evening. The Rev. W. P. Glyn ...Article : 201 words
Despite almost continuous rain, large crowds gathered in the streets yesterday to witness the Lord Mayor's show. The central feature of the procession, ...Article : 119 words
Impressive ceremony marked the unveli[?]ng by Brigadier-General Herring of a weatherbeaten memorial cross of the 51st Battalion from Villers-Brettoneux, France, at the historic ...Article : 128 words
Striking the top of a tree while fi[?]ing at about 60 miles an hour, a Gipsy Moth aeroplane crashed at Laverton this morning. The occupants. Pilot-officer T. Payne and ...Article : 111 words
No further formal meetings between representatives of the naval Powers engaged in the preliminary bilateral conversations in London have so far been arranged, but contacts ...Article : 117 words
Greenore, winner of the Trial Stakes at Hawkes Bay races yesterday, paid a dividend of £244. It was his first race. Greenore is owned by J. Mills, a sheep ...Article : 48 words
A slight earth tremor was felt in Canberra this morning. At about 9.50 many residents heard a distinct rumbling noise. Windows rattled and objects on shelves were shaken. ...Article : 45 words
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